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Monday, 16 July 2018 22:12

VIDEO: Old Greyhound Bus Converted Into Stunning Mobile Home

Written by Loukia Papadopoulos, Interesting Engineering


Some people inherit their dream homes; some buy them, and some build them. Jessie Lipskin chose to design hers by converting a decommissioned 1966 GMC bus.

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 16:08

VIDEO: This One-Wheeled Electric Motorbike Looks Like Something Out of a Sci-Fi Movie

Written by Jessica Miley, Interesting Engineering

 

Meet RYNO, an all-electric "micro cycle." Or more specifically, a one-wheeled motorbike. Yes, you heard it right. 

Monday, 02 July 2018 22:11

Uber Files Patent for AI System That Can Tell When Passengers Are Drunk

Written by Jessica Miley, Interesting Engineering

Uber has filed a patent for technology that would detect drunk passengers. The patent outlines using machine learning to spot passengers who are behaving ‘abnormally’. 

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 19:34

VIDEO: Real-Life Transformer Invented by Japanese Engineers

Written by Jessica Miley, Interesting Engineering

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Source: J-deite

 

Japanese engineers have teamed up to create a real-life transformer that can switch between a working car and a giant humanoid robot. The insanely cool prototype is called J-deite RIDE and comes to life, thanks to a collaboration between three separate robotics and machinery companies.

Monday, 18 June 2018 23:15

Gigantic Vending Machine for Cars Opens in Gaithersburg, MD

Written by Jeff Clabaugh, WTOP

If you’re an I-270 commuter who’s been curious about the tall glass structure that dominates the skyline at Shady Grove Road, here’s your answer.

Monday, 11 June 2018 22:09

Tesla Model 3 Declared by 96-Year-old Auto Veteran as His Favorite Car Ever

Written by EVANNEX, Teslarati

We loved reading the inspirational story about Wesley, age 83, driving his silver metallic Model 3 from California to Florida. 

Tuesday, 05 June 2018 21:50

VIDEO: These Flame-Throwing Jet Turbine-Powered Dragsters Are Incredible to Watch

Written by Staff, Interesting Engineering

 

Drag races are some of the fastest around. However, when one puts two jet turbine-powered dragsters head to head, the race seems to go by in a blink. 

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 16:26

Squirrels Use Vehicle of N. Michigan Man to Store Pinecones

Written by Bob Brenzing, FOX 17 West Michigan

When your car starts making strange noises, it could be something simple, like a loose wire or belt.

Friday, 18 May 2018 23:00

Nissan Made Han Solo's Millennium Falcon out of its Rogue Crossover

Written by Eddie Eng, HYPEBEAST

With Solo: A Star Wars Story releasing on May 25, the fans are getting treated to a plethora of geekdom in the form of memorabilia, interviews and grand scale activations. 

Monday, 14 May 2018 22:31

Fastest Street-Legal Auto to be Built by Keating Supercars LLC

Written by Tom Coyne, Purdue University

Move over IndyCar racers: You could soon be passed by the fastest U.S. street-legal cars, which Keating Supercars LLC will make at Purdue’s Discovery Park District as part of a collaboration that will include Purdue’s Motorsports STEM program and a similar automotive STEM program emerging in Great Britain.

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